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Bait and switch : the (futile) pursuit of the American dream

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in Bait and Switch, she enters another hidden realm of the economy: the shadowy world of the white-collar unemployed."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Ehrenreich
ISBN: 9780805076066 0805076069
OCLC Number: 58985721
Awards: Short-listed for Quill Awards (Business) 2006
Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Finding a coach in the land of Oz --
Stepping out into the world of networking --
Surviving boot camp --
The transformation --
Networking with the Lord --
Aiming higher --
In which I am offered a "job" --
Downward mobility.
Responsibility: Barbara Ehrenreich.
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